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1420 Breckenridge Street, Owensboro

Diner Food at J.D.'s Restaurant (50% Off). Two Options Available.

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Dig into hearty dishes such as breaded veal, roast beef with gravy, and pork chops at this eatery

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2 ratings1 reviews
January 20, 2020
Very relaxed and comfortable place to eat. Food is very good and service is quick and customer oriented. Owners were awesome and sorry they have gone out of business. Thank you
3 ratings2 reviews
November 11, 2019
Awesome food and great service!!
2 ratings2 reviews
October 28, 2019
Great food at great prices!
1 ratings1 reviews
October 8, 2019
As always great food and service with excellent prices.
2 ratings2 reviews
September 16, 2019
Great homestyle food at a great price. Fast and friendly service. I highly recommend it.
3 ratings3 reviews
September 4, 2019
Service was super fast,food was great.
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August 27, 2019
Love this restaurant eat there often! Great food and good service!
22 ratings15 reviews
August 13, 2019
Very good food. Staff is very nice and friendly.
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About This Deal

Choose Between Two Options

  • $10 for two vouchers, each good for $10 toward food and drink for two ($20 total value)
  • $10 for $20 toward food and drink for four

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Need To Know

Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Cash only. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift(s). May be repurchased every 180 days. Limit 1 per visit. Limit 1 per table. Valid only for option purchased. Valid for dine-in only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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